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MRCOG Final Preparation: Part 3 Practical Course - CANCELLED

Start: 31/03/2020 08:00
End: 03/04/2020 18:00

Location: RCOG
Programme: MRCOG Final Preparation - Part 3 Practical Course.pdf

This Part 3 Practical Course will give delegates a unique opportunity to practice and rehearse the clinical tasks set down in the new MRCOG Part 3 examination. The format has been altered to accommodate more delegates because of the previously experienced very high demand for this course.

The day will contain a 14-station circuit in which the delegates will complete in pairs. Each delegate will take turns to practice seven of the stations and observe in the other seven stations. When practising, you will receive individual feedback from the expert faculty, some of which will also use professional role players and lay faculty. The tasks will mimic those experienced in the examination. The observers will benefit from less pressurised scenarios and ample opportunities for vicarious learning. The other part of the day will be three hourly workshops sessions based on the five clinical skills domains incorporating unseen new task material to probe deeper into the domains.

Exposure to both these activities will help delegates reflect on individual strengths and identify areas for improvement and further practise.

Places on this course will be strictly limited to 56 per day. All delegates eligible to attend this Part 3 Course will receive an e-mail prior to the registration opening, with details about how to secure your place.

Details of the registration date will be available shortly, please check this page regularly for further updates

Learning objectives

  • To describe the structure and format of the MRCOG Part 3 examination
  • To reproduce the components parts of the blueprint matrix of the MRCOG Part 3
  • To describe the basic structure of the examiner marking system
  • To relate the five clinical skills domains to clinical situations from the 14 modules of the MRCOG Part 3 syllabus at ST5 level of competence
  • To identify personal strengths and weaknesses in the tasks exposed during the course and to reflect on how to improve their performances for future clinical practice and prior to the examination

Who should attend

  • Candidates who have passed the MRCOG Part 2 Exam

MRCOG Part 3 Course Convenor

Dr Anju Aggarwal FRCOG, London

MRCOG Part 3 Deputy Course Convenor

Mr Sanjeev Sharma FRCOG, Liverpool

Honorary Co-Director of Conferencess

Mr Philip Toozs-Hobson FRCOG, Birmingham 

Mr Andrew Sizer FRCOG, Shrewsbury


The registration fee (inclusive of VAT at 20%) for this event is:

  • Standard rate: £392.00 

How to book

All delegates eligible to attend this Part 3 Course will receive an e-mail prior to the registration opening, with details about how to secure your place.

Contact details

For any queries regarding registration, please refer to the FAQ tab

Any other queries please contact:

Kim Jackson – Events Co-ordinator

How do I register?

Those eligible to attend will receive an email with instructions on how to register online. This link is unique to you and can only be used for your registration. You will NOT be able to register before the date and time specified in the email

How do I know if I'm eligible?

All those who have passed the Part 2 exam are eligible to attend and will receive an email

I’ve not received my email, what should I do?

If you have not received your email by 16 March, please contact us on 0207 772 6245

Please do not email or leave phone messages as we will be unable to respond or answer them

The link in my email doesn’t work, what should I do?

If the link in your email doesn’t work, please contact us on 0207 772 6245

Please do not email or leave phone messages as we will be unable to respond or answer them

Can I book over the telephone?

All registration must be made using the link provided to you in your email. We are unable to take registrations over the telephone.

Can my friend or colleague book for me?

If you would like a friend or colleague to book for you, you must forward them the email you received with your link. The link in your email is unique to you and they will not be able to register you without it.

Can I register my friend or colleague?

If you would like to register your friend or colleague, they will need to forward you their email with their link. The link in their email is unique to them and you will not be able to register them without it.

How can I pay?

You need to pay at the time of booking using a debit or credit card. Please note: we do not accept American Express credit cards.

How many places are there?

We have 56 places available for each day and places are allocated on a first come first served basis.

How long is the course?

The Part 3 Practical Course is one-day course which the RCOG will run on four consecutive days. You may choose to attend one of the following dates (subject to availability at time of booking).

  • Tuesday 31 March
  • Wednesday 1 April
  • Thursday 2 April
  • Friday 3 April

How will I know if I have received a place on the course?

The events team will confirm your place in writing once your payment has been received. You will receive your email confirmation and receipt within 3-5 working days of registering.

Can I cancel my registration, even though I have already paid the fees?

Cancellations must be received in writing by Friday 20 March 2020 and accompanied by a copy of your confirmation email/receipt. An administrative charge of £50 per course will be made on all cancellations received before or on the above date. We regret the College cannot refund fees after the above date. No refunds will be made for non-attendance on the course

Can I send a colleague in my place if I’m unable to attend?

Yes, if you are unable to attend after registering, you can send a colleague in your place but you must notify us in writing for approval and include your colleagues contact details. Your colleague must be eligible to attend this course.

I need a visa letter, can you send me one?

If you require a visa letter, we can provide one to support your application. This can only be issued to you once we have formally confirmed your place in writing and your payment has been processed. We cannot issue a visa letter beforehand.

The course is full, is there a waiting list?

After the spaces have been filled there will be a limited waiting list, if you would like to add your details, please email Kim Jackson,

The course rarely has cancellations, but if there is one the RCOG will contact you. Please do not contact the RCOG for updates.

MRCOG Final Preparation: Part 3 Recap Course

Thursday 7 May 2020

This is a unique last-minute lecture course with videos and live demonstrations of structured discussions and simulated patient tasks that will enable delegates to understand the principles that underpin the MRCOG Part 3 Clinical Skills Assessment oral examination.

Click here for further information and to secure your place.

Part 3 MRCOG revision resources

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